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When someone suggests going to Harry Hines or Oak Cliff they are often greeted by a grimace or a groan. Ms. Sheryl Row’s senior honors English Seminar class got to see why these areas are fascinating, integral pieces of Dallas culture especially Hispanic culture. Past the clubs, bars and railroad tracks rests Luna’s Tortilla Factory, a family business since...
When a high school student, especially a guy, thinks: field trip to museums, the plethora of associations usually do not include, “exhilarating” or “chill,” but that’s how Ryan Blum and the Honors English Seminar class described their trip to the Museum of Modern Art, The Kimbell Museum, and The Amon Carter Museum, all in Fort Worth.  The Modern Art Museum...
This past Tuesday, October 11, 2011, Ms. Sheryl Row took her senior Honors English Seminar class on a field trip to three Museums in the Fort Worth area. On the way there the students learned a neat Dallas history fact when they drove by Eagle Ford District 49 Grade School, the first school for Mexican immigrants in the Dallas...
Although there are many strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries, there is one berry that presides among all of them; Ian Berry! Mr. Ian Berry ’07 was born at Presbyterian Hospital and grew up in the Lake Highlands area. Until sixth grade he attended The Highlander School, a small school off Plano road. After graduating, he moved on to another small school called The...
On our second field trip as Senior Honors English Seminar students, we began at the Freedman’s Cemetery, established in 1861 as a resting place for African American slaves who died shortly after the Civil War. The Seminar teacher Ms. Sheryl Row introduced us to our guide for the day, her long time friend Donald Payton. After introductions Payton asked us,...
Honors English Seminar takes a walking tour of downtown Dallas.        Stepping off the bus onto Harwood Street alongside the Modern Art Museum, English students beheld a relatively familiar sight. Lingering for only a short while to glance at posters advertising The Mourners and an African Mask exhibit, we bolted across the street to the Trammel Crow Center, not to see...
The senior class of 2014 is the first ever to experience the new options to the English curriculum where they can choose their own path for second semester Senior English. This year, the Senior English classes will still be labeled English 4; however, for their second semester, seniors will choose from four classes that focus on different types of...
For some it was tragic and for others it was comedic, but all in all, after the Shakespearean Insult Battles ended, everyone acquired the new skill of being able to throw out some timeless Shakespearean insults. Because Mr. Austin Ryan, an English teacher and assistant Rugby coach, was in charge of the Shakespeare March Madness, only his classes participated. Set up...

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